Breffni O’Byrne wins prestigious Leverhulme Scholarship

March 82011

Composition student, Breffni O’Byrne, will have one less concern as he plans his post-graduate future with Simon Bainbridge at the Royal Academy of Music in September 2011. He has received the prestigious Leverhulme scholarship which covers the entirety of his … read more

Royal Irish Academy announces new Director, Deborah Kelleher

March 82011

The Board of Governors of the Royal Irish Academy of Music has announced today (Thursday, September 9th, 2010) the appointment of Deborah Kelleher as Director of the institution. Ms Kelleher succeeds pianist John O’Conor who was at the helm of … read more

RIAM BA in Performance student Fiachra Garvey interviewed by The Irish Times

March 62011

Pianist Fiachra Garvey talked horses and music with Arminta Wallace of The Irish Times on Saturday 26th February. Justifiably described as one of Ireland’s ‘Rising Stars’, Fiachra will appear with RIAM Symphony Orchestra on 22nd March in the National Concert … read more

March Student of the Month

March 52011

Warren Farrell is my March Student of the Month. Warren is a drama student of Michelle Nolan O’Driscoll. In addition, he is a member of the Intermediate Orchestra with Jimmy Cavanagh, he studies oboe with Ruby Ashley and musicianship with … read more

Launch of Doctorate of Performance in Music Handbook

January 312011

The Royal Irish Academy Doctorate Handbook outlines in detail a range of information from entry requirements and procedures to examinations and academic components. This programme is unique to Ireland and has already produced graduates at the highest international level. Please … read more